It has been reported that 120 people have been killed in Itaewon due to the crowd surge.
As reported, over 100,000 individuals gathered in the neighborhood on October 29 to celebrate Halloween. According to Seoul Economy Daily, fire officials reported that 120 people have died and hundreds were injured, with the numbers rising.
It has also been reported by several eye witnesses that the incident was caused by a crowd surge at a steep alley area. Others also claim that there was allegedly a celebrity in the area, which further provoked the surge.
Meanwhile, South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol has called an emergency meeting in light of this tragic incident.
We express our condolences to the deceased.
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